'''Tennessee Wesleyan University''' ('''TWU''') is a small university founded in 1857, located in the city of Athens, Tennessee|Athens
in the U.S. state
. It is affiliated with the Holston :wikt:conference|Conference
of the United Methodist Church
. Current enrollment is over 1,100 students, and the student-to-faculty ratio is 12:1. In February 2016, the school announced that they would change their name to Tennessee Wesleyan University, effective July 1, 2016.
The college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
to award baccalaureate and master's degrees of business, fine arts, humanities, natural and social sciences as well as nursing, other career-related areas, and teacher certification. Through these several academic offerings, the college has developed a close relationship with its region and produces a large number of local teachers, police officers, lawyers and local government...